CivicSpark is a Governor's Initiative AmeriCorps program dedicated to building capacity for Local Governments to address climate change, water, and land-use needs. CivicSpark is recruiting 70 Fellows (50 Climate Fellows and 20 Water Fellows) for the 2017-18 Service Year.
Please see our Fellow FAQ page if you have any questions. To view the projects in each region, visit Our Projects.
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This section asks for basic contact and educational background information as well as contact information for references.
Please upload your one-page resume focusing on relevant experience (PDF strongly preferred: please save your resume with your first initial and last name. For example, ‘ASmith_Resume’).
Please provide your contact information.
All CivicSpark Fellows must have at least a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. Please provide information on your undergraduate education and graduate (if applicable).
Please list two academic and/or professional references who can speak to your experience with environmental and climate change/water issues, your work ethic, or your experience with community service. Friends and family members cannot serve as references.
This section asks about your experience and interests relative to CivicSpark.
Relative to your peers, please rank your top 3 professional skills in order.
Relative to your peers, please rank the top 3 areas you have the most knowledge of or experience in (Sector Experience).
This section asks for short essay responses on key topics about your background and interests relative to the CivicSpark program.
This section asks you to please provide some information about your background.
This section asks you to confirm your understanding of key program requirements.